CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cuyahoga Community College promotes learning as a family activity at its Saturday Family Academy, which launches a new six-week session March 3 at the Metropolitan Campus.
The free program for parents and school-age children offers help to achieve success in the classroom and in life. The objective is to better involve parents in the educational process to help them and their children achieve goals, the college said.
Topics include college readiness, career exploration and development, health and wellness, financial literacy, self-esteem and respect, and basic achievement principles.
There also will be grade-specific lessons and activities for children to develop language arts, literacy and math skills. For high school teens, the academy offers a free preparation course for the ACT college exam.
“Education can be a life-changing experience,” Tri-C’s Kenneth Hale, who oversees the academy, said in a statement. “The Saturday Family Academy brings families together to raise aspirations and put dreams within reach.”
Classes run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays between March 3 and April 14 in room 102 of the Liberal Arts building at the Metro Campus, 2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland. No class will be held March 31. Lunch is provided for
Registration is free and covers all six sessions. To sign up for the program, call 216-987-4949 or visit tri-c.edu/familyacademy. Advance registration is requested.
The program is sponsored by the city of Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library, the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation, the Winning in America program and ABC-123 Kids Express.